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656554

"King Abraham the First"...

Item #656554

October 17, 1861

THE DAILY DELTA, New Orleans, Oct. 17, 1861 Truly Confederate newspapers from New Orleans are very difficult to find, as Admiral Farragut entered the mouth of the Mississippi in mid-April, 1862 and finally took New Orleans on April 28. Shortly thereafter Benjamin Butler moved in and took control of the city, it surrendering without a fight. So "Confederate" issues from New Orleans are li... See More  

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663983

Confederate newspaper from Louisiana...

Item #663983

September 22, 1861

SUNDAY DELTA, New Orleans, Sept. 22, 1861 



* Rare Confederate title

* From the deep South




Among the front page items are: "First Engagement In Kentucky" which includes: "An engagement took place on the 19th in Easter Kentucky between 800 Confederates and 1800 Federals, in which the Federals were completely routed." with a bit more.

Also: "Norther Reports from ... See More  

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662382

Confederate newspaper from Louisiana...

Item #662382

September 15, 1861

SUNDAY DELTA, New Orleans, Sept. 15, 1861 



* Rare Confederate title

* From the deep South

* Battle of Carnifex Ferry




Among the front page items are: "The War On the Potomac" "The War in Missouri" "The War in Western Virginia" "The Civil War in America".

Inside includes: "The Fight In Western Virginia" 'Rosecranz's Army Badly W... See More  

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672425

From Confederate New Orleans...

Item #672425

May 29, 1861

THE DAILY DELTA, New Orleans, May 29, 1861 



* Rare Confederate title

* From the deep South




Truly Confederate newspapers from New Orleans are very difficult to find, as Admiral Farragut entered the mouth of the Mississippi in mid-April, 1862 and finally took New Orleans on April 28. Shortly thereafter Benjamin Butler moved in and took control of the city, it surrendering without a fight... See More  

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679253

From Confederate New Orleans... Capital moves to Richmond...

Item #679253

May 28, 1861

THE DAILY DELTA, New Orleans, May 28, 1861 



* Rare Confederate title

* From the deep South




Truly Confederate newspapers from New Orleans are very difficult to find, as Admiral Farragut entered the mouth of the Mississippi in mid-April, 1862 and finally took New Orleans on April 28. Shortly thereafter Benjamin Butler moved in and took control of the city, it surrendering without a fight... See More  

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172452

The Civil War in Texas... The Alamo...

Item #172452

March 23, 1861

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, March 23, 1861  The front page is taken up with: "Major Anderson's Command at Fort Sumter" which includes 9 officers, one of whom is "Capt. A. Doubleday". Other prints inside include: "Fort Sumter, Charleston Harbor, South Carolina" "Surrender of Ex-General Twiggs, Late of the United States Army, to the Texan Troops in the ... See More  

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172444

Winslow Homer print... Map of the Northern & Southern states...

Item #172444

February 23, 1861

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, Feb. 23, 1861  The front page is taken up with: "Chantrey's Statue of Washington, Now in the State House at Boston, Massachusetts". Prints within include: "Officers' Quarters at Fort Sumter", "Good-by to Sumter", and a quarter page print by famed artist Winslow Homer: "The Late Rev. Dr. Murray", plus a great full p... See More  

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172442

Great Valentine's Day front page...

Item #172442

February 16, 1861

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, Feb. 16, 1861  A very nice display issue for Valentine's Day as the entire front page is a handsome print titled: "Saint Valentine's Day" showing 6 vignettes (see).

Inside pages include a fullpg: "A ten-inch Mounted as a Mortar at Ft. Sumter"; a smaller print: "The Sally Port at Sumter--Interior"; a doublepage centerfold of... See More  

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172440

The Alabama delegation secedes from the Union...

Item #172440

February 09, 1861

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, Feb. 9, 1861  The full front page is a print of: "The Seceding Alabama Delegation In Congress" showing nine men. Text on the men takes over half of page 2.

Other prints within include: "Captain J. G. Foster, Engineer Corps U.S.A., On Duty at Fort Sumter" "Arrival of the United States Steam Sloop 'Niagara' At Jeddo, Japan, with t... See More  

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172438

Homer print on the front page... Jefferson Davis...

Item #172438

February 02, 1861

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York,  Feb. 2, 1861 The full front page shows "The Seceding Mississippi Delegation in Congress" done by famed artist Winslow Homer, showing among others Senator Jefferson Davis. Other prints inside include: "Sea Battery, Fort Monroe, Old Point Comfort, Va". The dramatic doublepage centerfold is: "Dream of a Secessionist--Washington and Valley ... See More  

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620635

Abraham Lincoln's position...

Item #620635

January 30, 1861

NEW YORK TIMES, Jan. 30, 1861 



* Abraham Lincoln about to change America



Near the top of the front page is: "Important From Springfield" "The Position Of the President Elect" noting in part: "...stating that Mr. Lincoln had written to his Congressional friends recommending conciliatory measures...country may rest assured that in Abraham Lincoln they have a Repub... See More  

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671470

Abraham Lincoln's position... Fugitive slave case...

Item #671470

January 30, 1861

NEW YORK TIMES, Jan. 30, 1861 



* Abraham Lincoln about to change America



Near the top of the front page is: "Important From Springfield" "The Position Of the President Elect" noting in part: "...stating that Mr. Lincoln had written to his Congressional friends recommending conciliatory measures...country may rest assured that in Abraham Lincoln they have a Repub... See More  

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612248

Preparing for the Civil War...

Item #612248

January 29, 1861

NEW YORK TRIBUNE, Jan. 29, 1861  Inside includes: "What Shall Be Done with the Slaveholders' Rebellion?" "Southern Travel & Southern Trade" "The Pro-Slavery Rebellion" "The Southern Confederacy" "Mr. Buchanan's Imbecility" "Gloomy Prospects in South Carolina" & more. Plus page 7 has a map headed: "Pensacola Harbo... See More  

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586651

Abraham Lincoln's trip to Washington... no escort... no office seekers...

Item #586651

January 28, 1861

NEW YORK HERALD, January 28, 1861 



* Abraham Lincoln's trip to Washington D.C.



Page 5 has: "The Lincoln Regime", "The New Administration Still in Favor of Coercion" and "The Day Fixed for the Departure of the President Elect for Washington" which also has a subhead: "Mr. Lincoln's Departure For Washington" which begins: "It is now po... See More  

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677905

Louisiana secedes from the Union...

Item #677905

January 27, 1861

NEW YORK HERALD, Jan. 27, 1861  Among the ftpg. first column heads "Important News From the South" "Secession of Louisiana From the Union" "Six States Arrayed Against the Federal Government" "Anticipated Assault Upon Fort Pickens by Florida Troops" and much more.

Eight pages, some light foxing at the folds, minor margin wear, generally good.

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172436

Nice Charleston issue...

Item #172436

January 26, 1861

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, Jan. 26, 1861  The front page shows: "The Prayer at Sumter". Other prints inside include: "Firing on the 'Star of the West' from the South Carolina Battery on Morris Island" "Group of Guns & Gun Carriages Dismantled by Major Anderson at Fort Moultrie" "Battery at Fort Moultrie, Bearing on Fort Sumter", a full p... See More  

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611622

Rumblings of the Civil War...

Item #611622

January 25, 1861

NEW YORK TRIBUNE, Jan. 25, 1861  Page 6 has column heads including: "The Pro-Slavery Rebellion" "Affairs At Charleston" "The Soldiers Tired of Camp Duty" "Worthlessness of Charleston Harbor" "Weakness of Fort Sumter" and more.

Eight pages, nice condition.

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687522

Abe Lincoln on the Civil War... Georgia secedes from the Union...

Item #687522

January 20, 1861

NEW YORK HERALD, January 20, 1861 



* President-elect Abraham Lincoln

* The Civil War about to begin

* Georgia secedes from the Union




The front page has some ominous reports concerning the troubles in the South which would soon lead to the Civil War, with first column heads including: "The Revolution" "Important News from the South" "Projected Seizure of Fort ... See More  

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172434

Prints regarding Charleston, South Carolina...

Item #172434

January 19, 1861

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, January 19, 1861  The front page has 4 prints: "Hon. Francis W. Pickens, Governor of South Carolina" "Hon. Judge Magrath, Sec. of State of South Carolina" "Rev. Dr. Bachman Who Asked a Blessing on the Secession Ordinance" and "The Charleston Zouaves". Prints inside include: "Mr. Rarey and Cruiser (horse)"; a: &qu... See More  

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616536

Prelude to the Civil War... Georgia to secede... Much more...

Item #616536

January 19, 1861

NEW YORK TIMES, Jan. 19, 1861 



* Southern secession

* Fort Sumter tensions

* Prelude to the Civil War




Among the one column heads on the ftpg. are: "The National Troubles" "Animated Debate on the Kansas Bill" "Passage of the Army Bill in Committee of the Whole" "Latest Dispatches from the South" "Declaration of the Georgia Convention in Favo... See More  

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654415

Copenhagen... General Andrew Jackson...

Item #654415

January 19, 1861

FRANK LESLIE'S ILLUSTRATED, New York, Jan. 19, 1856  Among the prints within are a view of: "Copenhagen" "The Emperor Alexander II of Russia in the Streets of St. Petersburg" "Horse Bazaar at Constantinople" "Genoa", Italy; 3 scenes from Japan; a fullpg. of: "Jackson--Battle of New Orleans".

Sixteen pages, very nice condition.

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675315

Michael Heilprin's famous response to Rabbi Raphall's sermon on slavery...

Item #675315

January 15, 1861

NEW YORK DAILY TRIBUNE, January 15, 1861 



* Michael Heilprin - Jewish biblical scholar

* Rabbi Morris Jacob Raphall on pro-slaves

* "The Bible View of Slavery" - Jews - Judaica




Page 5 has a lengthy article: "Slavery and The Hebrew Scriptures--Reply to the Rabbi Raphall".

Dr. Raphall's sermon, given on the President's Fast Day on January 4, was considered c... See More  

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172432

Fort Sumter...

Item #172432

January 12, 1861

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, Jan. 12, 1861  Much of front page is taken up with a print of: "Major Anderson, U.S.A., Commanding At Ft. Sumter" with a biography of him. Also in this issue is a dramatic full page: "The Battle of New Orleans, Fought Jan. 8, 1815" & "Sketches of Ft. Moultrie" which has 5 prints; "Senator Seward's Arabian Horses--Maanak... See More  

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582881

Star of the West...

Item #582881

January 11, 1861

NEW-YORK TIMES, January 11, 1861



* Star of the West



Page 1 has a subheader reading: "Confirmation of the Reports Relative to the Star of the West".



Page 5 has the following headlines: "ARRIVAL OF THE NOVA SCOTIAN" "BOMBARDMENT OF GAETA" and more.



Many believe that Star of the West incident was the actual start of the Civil War.



Other news of the day in... See More  

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668400

Map relating to the coming Civil War...

Item #668400

January 11, 1861

THE NEW YORK HERALD, Jan. 11, 1861 



* Start of the Civil War ? w/ map

* Star of the West attacked




A pre-Civil War issue with a nice ftpg. map headed: "SAVANNAH AND ITS FORTIFICATIONS" (see). Fully half of the first column has heads relating to the coming Civil War, including: "The Revolution" "Highly Important News from the South" "Particulars of the ... See More  

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673822

Rev. Dr. Raphael, Jewish leader, on slavery...

Item #673822

January 07, 1861

NEW YORK DAILY TRIBUNE, January 7, 1861 



* Morris Jacob Raphall

* Jewish Rabbi - Jews

* Slavery - slaves




Page 4 has an article: "Dr. Raphall's Bible" which includes: "The Rev. Dr. Raphall [Raphael] is a burning & a shining light in our New York Israel...Dr. Raphall is an educated & reverent expounder of the Law given by Moses...He says 'the New Testamen... See More  

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206665

"Great Expectations" Collection II...

Item #206665

January 05, 1861

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, January 5, 1861 through February 9, 1861. This is a six-issue set (part 2) of Harper's Weekly containing the Charles Dickens "Great Expectations" in serialization format. The set provides more than a 10% discount over purchasing the issues individually.



This set would look great displayed in one of our 17 inch by 14 inch display cases which can be v... See More  

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172430

Two Winslow Homer prints, including a centerfold...

Item #172430

January 05, 1861

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, Jan. 5, 1861  The full front page is drawn by Winslow Homer & has: 'The Georgia Delegation in Congress' showing 10 men. Also done by Winslow Homer is the doublepage centerfold: "Seeing the Old Year Out".

Also in this issue is: "New Year's Eve in the Country" plus there is a serialized portion of "Great Expectations"... See More  

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221952

Winslow Homer...

Item #221952

January 05, 1861

Harper's Weekly dated January 5, 1861. (print only)



This is a double-page print. The print contains the engraving "Seeing The Old Year out - Watch Night "by Winslow Homer.



The print size is approximately 15.75 x 22 inches.... See More  

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587532

Growing tensions just prior to the Civil War...

Item #587532
(5) NEW YORK TIMES, January - March, 1861 



* Five newspaper lot prior to the outbreak of the Civil War



Few periods of American history were more unsettled than the months preceding the outbreak of the Civil War, which began with the bombardment of Fort Sumter in Charleston Harbor on April  12, 1861. Since the election of Lincoln the preceding November the Southern states began seri... See More  

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650809

Carson City... Virginia City... Jamaica... Presidential election reporting (Lincoln)...

Item #650809
HARPER'S NEW MONTHLY MAGAZINE, New York, January, 1861 Featured in this issue is an article "A Peep at Washoe" which includes coverage on silver mining, Carson City, Virginia City and much more.

Other articles include "Cast-away in Jamaica" and other additional stories and illustrations included.

Near the back under "Monthly Record of Current Events" is a report... See More  

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172360

First world championship boxing match: Heenan vs. Sayers...

Item #172360

May 05, 1860

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, May 5, 1860  The prime feature of this issue would have to be the great doublepage centerfold print captioned: "Bloody, Brutal, and Blackguard Prize-Fight In England, Between Heenan and Sayers, On April 17, 1860" which shows hundreds of spectators.

This historic boxing match is considered the very first world boxing championship. It is a terrific boxi... See More  

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172342

Winslow Homer... Sea-serpent in Bermuda...

Item #172342

March 03, 1860

HARPER'S WEEKLY, Mar. 3, 1860 Ftpg. shows the wreck of the 'Hungarian' off Sable Is., Nova Scotia. Fascinating print: 'Great Sea-Serpent Found in Hungary Bay, Bermuda'. Halfpg: '7th Reg. Marching Up Penna. Ave., Washington City'. Two small Homer prints: 'The Buds' and 'Mrs. Otcheson at the Piano'. This issue also contains the 3rd installment of "The... See More  

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172338

Three Winslow Homer prints...

Item #172338

February 18, 1860

HARPER'S WEEKLY, Feb. 18, 1860 There is a small & uncaptioned Winslow Homer print on the ftpg., plus another on the front page captioned: 'Allow Me to Examine the Young Lady'. There is yet a 3rd Homer print: 'Hon. J.M. Curry of Ala.'. Very nice dblpgctrfld: 'View of Broadway, Opposite Fulton St., N.Y.' at winter time. 'Pope Pius the 9th'. This issue also con... See More  

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172336

Valentine's Day... William Pennington...

Item #172336

February 11, 1860

HARPER'S WEEKLY, Feb. 11, 1860. Ftpg. shows: 'Wm. Pennington, of N.J., Speaker of the House of Representatives'. 'Hon. Wm. Porcher Miles, of Charleston, S.C.'. Fullpg; 'Explosion at Ames & Moulton's Hat Factory, Brooklyn, N.Y.'. Three-quarter pg: 'St. Valentine's Morning, 1860'.

Complete in 16 pages.... See More  

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172334

Hon. John Hickman... Japanese mermaid...

Item #172334

February 04, 1860

HARPER'S WEEKLY, Feb. 4, 1860 Illus. of: 'Hon. John Hickman, of Penna.'. Two nice pages with 5 illustrations on: 'The Hog Trade of Cincinnati' with text as well. 'The Rock of Gibraltar' 'The Japanese Mermaid'.

Additional prints, articles and advertisements.

Complete in sixteen pages.... See More  

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172332

Winslow Homer centerfold...

Item #172332

January 28, 1860

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, Jan. 28, 1860  This issue features a very nice doublepage centerfold: "Skating On the Ladies' Skating Pond in the Central Park, New York" by famed artist Winslow Homer. Also inside is an illustration of: "The Late Lord Macaulay" & article as well.

Complete in sixteen pages.

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585584

The Pemberton Mills tragedy...

Item #585584

January 23, 1860

THE NEW YORK HERALD, Jan. 23, 1860 



* Pemberton Mill disaster

* Lawrence Massachusetts MA

* Roof Collapse




The first column on the front page has; "More Of The Lawrence Massacre" "Further Particulars as to the Pemberton Mills" "Graphic Descriptions of the Other Mills--Condition of the Operatives--Their Pay--Influx of Foreign Operatives, etc." with the... See More  

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172330

Huge fire at the Lawrence Pemberton Mills...

Item #172330

January 21, 1860

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, Jan. 21, 1860  The full front page shows: "Ruins of the Pemberton Mills, At Lawrence, Massachusetts...". The doublepage centerfold has has 12 comic vignettes titled: "A Broadsheet of Good Things, by John Leech". Also a three-quarter page print: "The Ball at Tammany Hall, New York...In Commemoration of the Anniversary of the Battle of New... See More  

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619430

The Lawrence catastrophe... Slavery...

Item #619430

January 16, 1860

THE NEW YORK HERALD, January 16, 1860 



* Pemberton Mill disaster

* Lawrence, Massachusetts

* African slave trade




Page 5 has: "The Lawrence Catastrophe" "More Bodies Recovered - Proclamation of the mayor of Lawrence - Tuesday Next to be Observed as a Day of Prayer - Relief for the Sufferers, Etc." Various related subheads as well. This was the collapse of the Pember... See More  

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172328

Two Winslow Homer winter-themed prints...

Item #172328

January 14, 1860

HARPER'S WEEKLY, Jan. 14, 1860  Inside has two very nice, full page & displayable prints: "The Sleighing Season--The Upset" and "A Snow Slide in the City", both by famed artist Winslow Homer. Another full page shows: "The Emperor and Empress of France Hunting at Compiegne".

The back page has two cartoon illustrations. Complete in 16 pages, good condition... See More  

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151143

Sleighing print by Winslow Homer...

Item #151143

January 14, 1860

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, Jan. 14, 1860 (Winslow Homer print only!). Full page Homer print: "The Sleighing Season--The Upset". Two light stains and a bit of loss at the top of the print, plus 2 smaller stains in the upper margin. Small archival mend in the outer margin.

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610493

Antebellum New Orleans with prices of the day...

Item #610493

January 14, 1860

NEW ORLEANS PRICE-CURRENT, Louisiana, Jan. 14, 1860 



* Rare pre Civil War issue from deep South

* Antebellum era




As the title would suggest, this four page paper is focused on the economy and prices of hundreds of items. 
The back page has 40 illustrations of ships in ads. There is some news of the day as well. The entire front page is taken up with hundreds of small "Busine... See More  

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212901

1860 Pemberton Mills Fire....

Item #212901

January 12, 1860

NEW YORK HERALD, Jan. 12, 1860.



* Pemberton Mills Fire

* Lawrence Massachusetts




Front page has: The Lawrence Catastrophe Full Particulars of the Falling and Burning of the Pemberton Mills An Immense and Horrid Holocaust of Human Life 600 Operatives Buried Beneath the Ruins 300 Persons Killed and Wounded & more. A detailed report about this tragic fire in Massachusetts in which man
... See More  

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597172

Early grumbling from the hotbed of the Confederacy...

Item #597172

January 12, 1860

THE CHARLESTON MERCURY, Charleston, South Carolina, Jan. 12, 1860 



* Rare antebellum title



An interesting issue from the hotbed of the Confederacy movement, some 11 months before this state would be the first to secede from the Union. Among the articles are: "Alabama & the Charleston Convention" "The Governor of Virginia Recommends a General Convention of all the Stat... See More  

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172326

Union Meeting in New York City... Indian print...

Item #172326

January 07, 1860

HARPER'S WEEKLY, Jan. 7, 1860 Full front pg. illus. of "Union Meetings in the Open Air Outside the Academy of Music, December 19, 1859." Inside is a small illus. including "Benjamin Harris and Master Richard Cromwell." Dblpgctrfld. entitled "The Great Union Meeting at the Academy of Music, New York, December 19, 1859." 1/4 pg. illus. of "Redhorn Surrounded by... See More  

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674375

From the state of Chihuahua, Mexico...

Item #674375

January 03, 1860

LA COALICION, the date translating to: "Tuesday, January 3, 1860". The full title translating to: "The Coalition -Official Newspaper of the Government of the State of Chihuahua" which is a northern state of Mexico, bordering much of New Mexico.

Four pages, 8 1/4 by 11 3/4 inches, very nice condition.


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172322

Winslow Homer: "A Merry Christmas & Happy New Year"...

Item #172322

December 24, 1859

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, December 24, 1859 The frontpage features a story "Hester Pratt's New-Year's Day" and has a nearly half-page illustration "The Blind Girl at Hester Pratt's Table". A two-thirds page "The Proposed New Parliament Buildings at Ottawa City, Canada" also has an accompanying article. A very decorative doublepage centerfold is by Win... See More  

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172300

"A Tale of Two Cities" by Charles Dickens...

The Great Eastern... Pei-Ho, China...

Item #172300

October 08, 1859

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, October 8, 1859 The frontpage illustration includes; "A Broadway Sunday Sacred Concert in New York". A page includes half-page illustrations "The Tuscan Assembly Voting the Downfall of the Hapsburg-Loraine Dyn." and "How the French Empress Goes to the Baths at St. Sauveur". Three dramatic prints of "The Battle of the Pei-Ho" in... See More  

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172260

Rulers Victor Emanuel & Francis Joseph...

Item #172260

May 21, 1859

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, May 21, 1859  The front half  page illustration of "The Departure of Italian Volunteers from Leghorn." An inside 1/4 page illustration of "The Late Bishop Doane." A 1/4 page illustration of "Library of the New York Law Institute."

A continuation of "A Tale of Two Cities" by Charles Dickens including a few illustratio... See More  

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